A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, near the coast of southern Peru kilometers (0 miles) from southern Peru. The temblor was detected at 16:22:37 / 4:22 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 51.17 km (32 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004xt9. Id of event: us10004xt9. Exact location of event, depth 51.17 km, -71.5779° West, -17.5684° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/03/16 / 2016-03-10 16:22:37 / March 10, 2016 @ 4:22 pm.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Moquegua, Mollendo, Cocachacra. Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (49 miles) from Moquegua (c. 54 500 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Ilo (c. 53 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Mollendo (c. 29 000 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Cocachacra (c. 8 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Pacocha (c. 7 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Punta de Bombón (c. 6 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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